|“Tea Cup Roses” (detail)|
We have a couple of rose bushes that produce delicate little roses. As buds they begin with a fresh, pastel pink, and as they mature and age they turn snow white, and don’t hold their shape real well. Reminds one of something else, huh?
We have no idea what they are officially called, but Shirley says they are quite often painted on china tea cups. That is why I’m calling her painting of them last week “Tea Cup Roses.”
|“Tea Cup Roses” (5"x7", in a matted 8"x10" frame)|
A few days after doing the painting, Shirley made two rough charcoal sketches:
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